Realm helped Chelsea & Shamus weigh the pros & cons of adding space to their current home or buying a new home
An analysis of current material prices and financing rates concludes that while remodeling is more expensive now than it was last year, trying to time a renovation for both low interest rates and low materials may not be worth the wait or risk, because even a 1% increase in interest rates offsets the savings from waiting for materials prices to drop.
Although home prices are rising across the country, most homes still have untapped potential value that can be access through smart home projects and upgrades. Browse our data to see which zip codes in your area have the most potential.
If you live in Southern California, you can also take advantage of our data-driven renovation process which pairs in depth research with custom designs and introductions to vetted vendors in your area.
Without Realm, Ashley & Cling wouldn’t have known where to start. Realm’s analysis helped them prioritize their long list of dream projects into a sequence that fit with her personal & financial goals. Now they feels confident moving forward with the investments she is making into her home.
Although prices are undoubtedly rising, the good news is that many properties still have a lot of potential. At Realm, we measure potential by understanding what a property could be worth with various upgrades & improvements.
Americans’ relationship with their homes changed during the pandemic — whether their homes were ready for 2x the use or not! The data showed clear trends: homeowners weren’t willing to forgo essential rooms, invested in more space, and prioritized outdoor amenities.
Learn which local professionals do what in the planning phase of a large construction or remodel project, such as a kitchen remodel or home addition, specifically what the differences are between contractors and design professionals, when to consider DIYing versus outsourcing, and what to expect during the planning process.
Learn what local expert advice is good for (and what it’s not), why finding good data to inform home projects used to be impossible, and how Realm can help you become a knowledgeable homeowner
It’s not always up to you where and what you can build on the property that you own. If you need to make more space for your growing family — whether that’s more kids on the way or parents moving in with you — you may find yourself weighing the pros and cons of addingContinue reading “Realm’s Guide to Home Additions”